Welcome to the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association:
the official website for members, media and everyone interested in breeding, buying, racing and learning about the New Zealand thoroughbred horse.

Grateful thanks to equine photographer Trish Dunell for the beautiful photos in our banner set.


Latest News:

Perth Brothers choose New Zealand to start their breeding venture ››
16 Apr 2014 | By Michelle Saba   Perth-based brothers John and Dean Brescacin have been in and out of race horses for years, but only ventured into the breeding game four years ago and have come up trumps with their first horse. The pair bred Caduceus (Lucky Unicorn [AUS]
Kisses lands a big one for the Chequers Stud brothers ››
08 Apr 2014 | By Michelle Saba Cambridge brothers Chris Campin and Mark Fraser-Campin don’t usually race fillies, but they are pleased they made an exception and kept Kisses, especially after she recently won her second Listed race in the Christchurch Casino Easter Cup...
NZTBA member Tim Bodle breeds another Group One winner ››
01 Apr 2014 | By Michelle Saba When O’Marilyn (O’Reilly-Monroe Magic), the recent winner of the Group One The Oaks Manawatu Sires’ Produce Stakes, was a offered up as a yearling, a lot of experts said she was too small and too long in the pasterns to ever make a
Windsor Park keep a close eye on the Sydney Autumn Carnival ››
25 Mar 2014 | By Michelle Saba The team at Windsor Park are watching the racing at the Sydney autumn carnival with excitement and anticipation, and in particular, a four-year-old gelding in the Hawkes Racing stable - Entirely Platinum (Pentire [GB]- Platinum Blonde).
Position Vacant - Marketing Assistant/Web Administrator  ››
20 Mar 2014 | By NZTM New Zealand Thoroughbred Marketing (NZTM) was established ‘to communicate and actively market, for the long-term financial benefits of all stakeholders, the attributes of the New Zealand thoroughbred industry to clearly identified markets’..

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The 2013 Stallion Register is now available and has been mailed to every current NZTBA member as part of their subscription. 
If you wish to receive a copy click here to become a member. 


The 2014 Sunline Trust International Management Scholarship winner, Robert Dennis, has arrived at Cheveley Park Stud in Newmarket, England for the first leg of his 8 month tour.  He reports on his first few weeks' experience at Cheveley.

here to read his first blog




Nominations have opened for NZB Insurance 2014 Pearl Series.
Click here for enrolment details



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Dates to Remember

New Zealand Bloodstock Ltd

Upcoming Sales

2014 National Yearling Sale South Island Session
13 April 2014
Christchurch Showgrounds



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